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The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention only launched in 2017, but between Ebola, measles and the Covid-19 pandemic, it has had its work cut out for it. The agency’s director Dr John Nkengasong speaks to The Continent about the vaccine rollout and the turn of the tide in Tanzania
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Ibrahim Magu’s arrest by the secret police was a surprise — but also not surprising
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